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Graduate Degree in Public Health

What Can You Do With An Graduate Degree in Public Health?

Information and Options for Public Health


Public Health Related Skills

  • Program Management
  • Understanding of Health Policies
  • Lobbying/Advocacy
  • Analyze Information and Data
  • Computer Skills and Software Use
  • Record Keeping
  • Information Handling
  • Understanding Laws and Ethics
  • Investigative Research
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Mathematical and Statistical Skills
  • Health Education
  • Epidemiology Knowledge
  • Presentation & Public Speaking
  • Compare and contrast evidence
  • Understanding Relationships
  • Present specific viewpoints
  • Ability to write clearly
  • Perform Research
  • Leading and Coordinating
  • Evaluation of Ideas
  • Understanding of Government
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Care and Concern for Others

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Related Career Titles

  • Academic Policy Advisor
  • Air Pollution Inspector
  • Biostatician
  • Child Immunization coordinator
  • Grant Coordinator
  • Health Advisor
  • Community Health Specialist
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
  • Emergency Response Expert
  • Environmental Planner
  • Health and Safety Specialist
  • Health Coordinator
  • Public Health Educator
  • Corporate Medical Director
  • Research Project Coordinator
  • Public Health Administrator
  • International HIV Specialist
  • Laboratory Director
  • Policy Advisor
  • Local Health Officer
  • Management Advisor
  • Community Health Educator
  • Regional Response Planner
  • Reproductive Health Specialist
  • Research Epidemiologist
  • Research Project Coordinator
  • Risk Assessor
  • State/Federal Environmentalis
  • Health Information Exchange Manager
  • Health Planner
  • HIV Outreach Specialist
  • Virology Trainer
  • Community Planning Specialist

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Employers of Public Health Majors

  • City and County Public Health
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Hospitals and Medical Facilities
  • Corporations and Businesses
  • Diagnostic Centers
  • State and Federal Government
  • International Health Foundations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Research Organizations
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Research Laboratories
  • Environmental Agencies

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